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Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-23-2014, 12:30 PM
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Posted By dieselboy
BigED how would you get the SRM to Creep up? ...

BigED how would you get the SRM to Creep up? Right now BS is showing 8.4 Im shooting for 13. Thjanks
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-23-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By dieselboy
Thanks You for the suggestions. I have never...

Thanks You for the suggestions. I have never brewed this. I will definitely cut down on the crystal/biscuit %'s. I use rice hulls to prevent the mash from getting stuck.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-23-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By dieselboy
Critique my Recipe before I brew it....

Hello All,
I am attempting to make a English Style Pale Ale. I wanted to use some biscuit malt. How does it look? Does anyone think its out of balance? I was thinking this would come out like...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-04-2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 71,681
Posted By dieselboy
Degree in Land Surveying, Certificate in...

Degree in Land Surveying, Certificate in Geographic Information Systems, Partial Civil Engineering degree. Currently designing houses, site surveys and soil analysis for septic/WWTS design. Also...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-04-2012, 03:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By dieselboy
Getting yeast to blow out of conical?

Anyone have any tips to get the yeast out of a conical fermenter easier? I have a 8 gal. conical and I opened the valve and nothing came out.... Should I restir the yeast to loosen the bed up? Or...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-22-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By dieselboy
Trying to up OG in fermenter

Hello All,
I brewed an ale yesterday and my efficiency was really bad. I ended up hitting 1.032 instead of my target of 1.062. I know why I was off so much. Thats to be fixxed on my next...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-23-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,011
Posted By dieselboy
So My first brew on this was a bit of a learning...

So My first brew on this was a bit of a learning curve. I missed the target mash in temp by about 10 degrees. ( I think due to the amount of metal i was heating starting the recirculation) So i...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-08-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,011
Posted By dieselboy
1st All Grain on RIMS Brew Rig

Hello all,
So After buying my brew rig in april and finally getting it set up and clean I am going to brew my first all grain batch today. (see recipe here...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-25-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By dieselboy
Are there any extras I need in order to brew all...

Are there any extras I need in order to brew all grain? I am getting the rig, but he has a whole room full of brew gear (kegs refractometer glass carboys minibrew fermenters extra triclamps o2 stone...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-25-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By dieselboy
I was overwhelmed by all the stainless. I went...

I was overwhelmed by all the stainless. I went to just look at it to get some ideas to build mine. I will post more pics once i get it home.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-25-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By dieselboy
pics

:mug:
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-24-2012, 06:48 PM
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Posted By dieselboy
I bought it.!

I bought it.!
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-24-2012, 01:22 PM
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Posted By dieselboy
Buying a brew rig today. Any tips?

Hello all,
I am going to look at a single tier all stainless brew rig today. I want to get into all grain brewing and was going to build my brew rig this summer. This one popped up and it...
Forum: For Sale 02-19-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,712
Posted By dieselboy
sABCO

Is this still for sale?
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 02-15-2012, 06:18 PM
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Posted By dieselboy
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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-29-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,664
Posted By dieselboy
Watch for the boil over after you add the extract...

Watch for the boil over after you add the extract and hops. If heated up too quickly it will be all over the stove. (yes I did this) :mug:
Forum: Extract Brewing 11-29-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By dieselboy
Thanks for the help! Its already in the...

Thanks for the help! Its already in the fermenter. But
I will definatly be trying the hop tea to try to pick out which one ill use. Thanks! Also What would you have used in place of the...
Forum: Extract Brewing 11-28-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By dieselboy
Altbier dryhop? What do you guys think?

Hello all,
Just need some opinions on dry hopping. I am attempting to make a copper ale. (Similar to Otter Creek possibly) Recipe is as follows:

1/2 lb 80L crystal
1/2 lb munich
1...
Forum: Cider Forum 09-13-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,294
Posted By dieselboy
Yes I am fermenting it dry. I am going to take a...

Yes I am fermenting it dry. I am going to take a reading on it tonight to see how far along it is. hopefully it finishes up in the next few days because i need to transfer it to my secondary and...
Forum: Cider Forum 09-07-2011, 01:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,294
Posted By dieselboy
Just an update. I added 5 gals of cider with 1...

Just an update. I added 5 gals of cider with 1 lb of brown sugar . I put the brwn sugar in to bring up the O.G. to 1.054 going to ferment for a week and take a few readings. When its done Im...
Forum: Cider Forum 09-01-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,294
Posted By dieselboy
Hard cider with Oak chips?

Ok so I am going to make batch (5 Gallons) tonight here is my plan.

Dump 5 Gallons of cider in the fermenter with Yeast nutrient
Add champagne yeast
Wait till fermentation stops and...
Forum: Extract Brewing 08-25-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 21,646
Posted By dieselboy
What does the brown sugar add as far as flavoring...

What does the brown sugar add as far as flavoring goes in the beer? If I am kegging and force carbing is there a way to get that favor profile in it? do I just add it to the boil? Also would...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-26-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By dieselboy
apple?

What would be the pro con of apple juice vs cider?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-25-2011, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By dieselboy
cider brew!!! looking for input

So I am new to homebrewing and currently have a american pale ale it bottles that will hopefully be ready in the next few weeks. But in the meantime my fermenter sits empty and that's troublesome. ...
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